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in a section of baltimore city. >> even a day care center evacuated along with homes. what had firefighters and utility crews concerned. >> a couple of isolated she storms -- iso >> residents and employees in parts of baltimore city have been given the all clear. a natural gas leak this morning in locust point. city fire and dpw were on hand. a contractor was performing utility repairs and a gas rupture happened. the 1400 block of hubert street was affected. gas server should be working in the area right now. >> -- service should be working in the area right now. >> a couple of isolated showers on hd doppler, especially north and west of baltimore along the pennsylvania line. the showers have been in north county for a while now, putting rain in parts of said -- south central north county. it may drift farther toward the northern maryland line. up toward gettysburg as well. for most areas, it will be dry. isolated showers in parts of northern virginia and parts of talbot and dorchester counties on the eastern shore. some scattered showers. radar estimates show a slow moving set up in that c
. >> and a couple of days, baltimore's city's top cop will be stepping down. and -- baltimore city's top couple of stepping down. >> is the commissioner announced in may that he is retiring after more than 30 years on the force. the last five, as you mentioned, as police commissioner. he is leaving behind a big shoes to fill. he got a problem with a baltimore sendoff. he threw out the first pitch at the orioles game. he says he will miss his job when he retires wednesday, but looking forward to what he will do next. >> something fun and far-less stressful. maybe my hair will grow back. i'm looking forward to it and i am anxious to get started. >> his career includes more than 30 years on the baltimore police force, the last five as commissioner. there's been a 45% drop in overall gun crime and the fewest number of homicides in 35 years. he attributes a lot of it to the change in culture. at the grass-roots activism. during his tenure, he became known as his passionate language for addressing crime in the city. >> i will not miss the opportunity to talk about bad guys with guns. for me, that has
spent the final hours of his position as baltimore city police commissioner working on his next job... pitching for the or. orioles.well... maybe not so much, but he did get to throw out the first pitch earlier today at the athletics- orioles game in camden yards. decked out in his number one jersey... bealefeld walked out to just in front of the pitcher's mound a threw one into miguel gonzalez.bealefeld began his tenure as a baltimore city police officer in 1981 as a cadet. a 20-foot sinkhole on monument street east of patterson park avenue in east baltimore is causing big problems for busine. businesses.several of the businesses in a 2- block area have had to close while crews work on the sinkhole.the city department of public works thinks the hole was caused by damage to brick storm drainage tunnel that runs under the street and carries rainwater to the inner harbor. the sinkhole is just another example of the problems caused by baltimore's aging infrastructure. a nice sunday.... after a beautiful weekend. weekend. 3 chief meteorologist vytas reid is standing by with a first l
returning to the orioles next year. baltimore city police commissioner fred bealefeld spends some time on the ball field over the weekend. he threw out the first pitch sunday at the athletics- orioles game in camden yards. bealefeld walked out decked out in his number one jersey... and threw one into miguel gonzalez.bealefeld began his tenure as a baltimore city police officer in 1981 as a cadet. brazen robbers... strike in maryland. maryland.one of the guys just opened my car door, went right n inwhere these crooks are robbing people...and the one thing police haven't asked for...that could help catch the suspects. suspects. çia÷cocococococococo[ barks ]st] [ cat meows ] [ woman ] ♪ i just want to be okay ♪ be okay, be okay ♪ i just want to be okay today - ♪ i just want to know today - [ whistles ] ♪ know today, know today - [ cat meows ] - ♪ know that maybe i will be okay ♪ [ chimes ] travelers can help you protect the things you care about... and save money with multi-policy discounts. are you getting the coverage you need... and the discounts you deserve? for an age
were allowed back to their homes and businesses according to baltimore city fire there were no injuries no property was damaged. >> thank you. >>> hear from business owners and residents all new at 5 and 6:00 p.m. >>> maryland man police say was planning a deadly work place attack could be held for a week before he is charged. adam may is live with more on neil prescott. >> the 28-year-old is being held involuntarily under going a psychiatric evaluation he was taken into custody friday after miscot threatened to shoot up the business. police found more than two dozen weapons inside his apartment along with thousands of rounds of ammunition they believe he was upset because he was recently let go from his job. >> thank you under law prescott can be held up to a week before charges are filed. >>> the search continues for the man who abducted vi ripken at gun point this man, kidnapped her from inside her garage last week. ripken was tied up, put into the backseat of her own car and driven around baltimore and hartford county she was not physically hurt but anybody with information, are ask
2013. the baltimore city fire department has been awarded a huge amounttof money that'll help towards the safety of citizens. the department has been given a 300-thousand- dollar grant from áf-e-m-a prevention and safety.áthe grant will be used to study the causes of fires and to fund the mobile safety center. a disabled boy in hagerstown will be getting his stolen tricycle back... afox 45 viewer spotted the stolen item on craig's list. kathleen cairns has more on how the stolen bike was tracked down.. down..in a story you are seeing first on fox.. kathleen: one of our viewers noticed some striking similarities between the story we aired last week..... and a bike he had just seen advertised on craig's list. the bike was tracked down to a shoppin dundalk.. but at this hour... pollce are still looking for the man who brought it there to sell it. the tricycle had been designed for seven year old ethan who has genetic disorder. the eight thousand dollar bike was designed to specifically help him develop muscle tone and lose weight. it was stolen last month... someone brought it to
hear some music from the band? band? pan on the hill community fair takes place at baltimore city college high school on the parking lot saturday august 4th from 1:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a complete list of activities go to fox baltimore dot com slash morning. coming up... you've got another chance to win 250-dollars in free groceries.we'll draw a name in our "giant summer contest"... sometime in the next á10 minutes.á (last sot) "all we wanted to do in the eyes of god was to be man and wife in a church where we thought we felt loved." loved." but next... a couple is denied having their wedding in a church... because of their race.how the pastor... is defending his decision today. i hear you're having a tough day, so i brought you a freshly made sandwich. you made me a sandwich? no, dunkin' did. but i wrote the note. dunkin' bakery sandwiches are freshly made just for you. grab a turkey cheddar bacon sandwich today. america runs on dunkin'. i'm one of six children that my mother raised by herself, and so college was a dream when i was a kid. i didn't know how i was gonna to
up to 75 -- reimbursed up to 5% of the cost. if improved it would pers go to baltimore city and other counties could be added on. >> there are a few showers. let's take a look with wyatt everhart. >>> we had rain early and then the sun came out. just the reverse today. nothing more than aering of showers. the humidity is quite high, especially thanks to that morning shower action. the heat indexes, low 90s. it's sticky a classic summer afternoon. into the evening 84 by 7:00. and then tomorrow we'll be pushing well back into the 80s. we'll talk about how hot things will get into the first days of august coming up. >>> workers remain on the scene of a ruptured gas line. it happened around 10:30 this morning. people were told to get out of their homes. they're now allowed back. kelly swoope has more. everybody is safe and synd this whole thing started what he contractor was working in the 1100 block of hall street. the leak has been shut off. bge has secured the gas main and people were allowed to head back home but crews are still working on the main. apparently there's a day care cente
the alamrm off. a baltimore city firefighter was rushed to the hospital. he was battling a blaze in east baltimore and suffered a burn to his hand. the firefighter has and released from the hospital. the police commissioner has a few more days before he officially retires. as a proper sendoff, he threw the first pitch at the orioles game today. he says he will miss his job at the department, but is looking forward it to what he will do next. >> something fun. something far less stressful. maybe let a little bit of my hair grow back. i am looking forward to it. i am anxious to get started. on the job is day wednesday. charges pending after police arrested a man who described himself as the joker and threatened to blow up the workplace in prince george's county. neil press got is still in the hospital tonight undergoing psychiatric evaluation. his apartment was full of guns and ammunition when they rated it on friday. according to police, press got called a supervisor at the pitney bowes this week. he threatened to shoot everyone in the building. he was in the process of being fired. >> in
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. the grand prix will take over baltimore city streets dependence just in time for lay bob day weekend -- city streets again just in time for the labor day weekend. >> they'll start construction on the track tonight. and the general manager of the grand prix said they took the necessary steps to make sure business and traffic are not negatively affected. after making a few changes in planners, the grand prib is back. >> it was a great success from the spectators perspective. but as a business it failed. >> reporter: this year they're doing things differently. construction on the track will start in the evening and be built in sections for less impact on drivers and instead of ending the race at 9:00 p.m. the race will end at 6:30 p.m. a plus for businesses. >> that's right around dinner time so we are all hopeful that this year it'll have a greater impact, positive impact on our business. >> everything is on schedule. we're quite happy with the way things are going. >> reporter: the grand prix will feature lots of drivers like joseph newgarden. >> half of the track is really bumpy and half is
where the city. the mayor reworked the race course. >> baltimore is open for business. it's boeing to be a great week -- it's going to be a great weekend. >> it's an effort to make the downtown event easier to navigate and more visitor friendly. >> northeast market is one that you really want to be in if you're in any kind of sport. it's great for indy car racing to be here. >> michael andretti said one of the biggest challenges has been planning this in a short amount of time. however, the team says they're in it for the long hall and we can expect them to be back in baltimore the following year. >> race on llc has a 5-year deal with the city of baltimore. >>> next up this morning right here on wjz. >> good morning. the suspect in the colorado movie theater massacre now set to appear in court. the latest in the case coming up. >> i'm mike schuh live at bge. executives want to raise your rate. reaction when we return. >> oh lympic authorities come under fire as some of the sports venues have had poor attendance. all the details coming up. >> it's that time of the morning we start
. >>> this is wjz tv, wjzhd and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> murder charges, the colorado shooting suspect faces the judge for his crime. good evening everyone. thanks for joining us. holmes will appear for a formal arraignment in the morning. there's a key question. will prosecutors get to keep a pact -- packet he sent to psychiatrist. >> reporter: james holmes will be formally charged in court monday. they're still trying to come -- a court document released friday, they sent the package holmes sent to her and now his attorneys are fighting to get it back. a former denver prosecutor agrees with his position. >> any communications between the defendant and the psychiatrist are absolutely protected. we don't know at this point when the last time was he had any communications with her, we don't know the nature of those communications. >> reporter: 12 people were killed and dozens injured including pierce who is sitting right next to the emergency exit. >> when i saw him, it seemed like e
>>> this is wjz tv. baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now is complete coverage. maryland's news station. >>> hundreds are being evacuated from piddles. >>> live at crews move into the area. >>> i am don scotts and i am jessica kartalija. >>> we have breaking news right now. a big break in a major gas main in locus point. hundreds of people have had to leave. we are over the scene. but first, alex is on the ground. >> reporter: well, done, what started--well, don, what started as a construction job is now a major evacuation here. a number of houses have been evacuated and a number of businesses. the largest business is under armor. the people were confused and some didn't know why they were leaving. now, it is not clear how big of a line was puntured her. but, gas can enter buildings and build up, the first responders have gone indoors with monitors to find the problems. so right now they say they have found no indications of build up of gas but the line is still spewing out something. some air pressure is being heard here. it maybe a couple of hours be
the weekend. >>> spend ing millions to make biking more safe. baltimore city is $1.5 million. part of the grnt money will go to way to accommodate pedestrians and cyclists. stay with wjz 13, maryland's news up. up next the mishap that closed down an international airport. the world's first dmroeting,, [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt or add egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt, perfect for breakfast or any time of day. subway. eat fresh. >>> this brand new roller coaster in vallejo, california, a ride to thdo nowhere sunday. it stranded a dozen riders two hours. rescuers in buckets brought them water finally the ride was restarted backwards and brought the riders safely to the ground. welcome back to cbs "this ought morning" from the cbs broadcast center in los angeles. >> were you thinking, i love a roller coaster and would love to do that. >> i did. i do love a roller coaster. from anywhere -- i do love roller coaster. >>> boeing's brand new 787 passenger jet facing new trouble
. 69 in buoy. now a check of the time save traffic with loren cook. >> an accident in baltimore city, on north calvert, center street. if you are using the jfx, there is nothing to get in your way. that will be a different story on 895, the northbound lanes packed all the way to the steel bridge. here is the west side, wilkins avenue, no problems whatsoever. everything up to speed. >>> 4 year old is dead after drowning in a pool, the sheriff's office says jordan atkins wondered from his home. family members found him floating in a pool. at kips died at the hospital. investigators are investigating. >>> get ready to see changes downtown at the inter harbor. construction begins today. organizers are putting down the ceremonial first jersey barrier. prep work expected to last for about a month. we are more than a month away from the second running of the grand prix. weather and traffic back in half an hour. stay with us. >>> after all that work, so many years of early mornings, late nights, just coming up short. reigning gymnastics world champion jordyn wieber leaving the arena in tears
at baltimore street. you can use hopkins place. if you are using 95 to get in to the city, here is a live look at 395, a nice easy ride and if you are traveling the through the fort mc henry, 8 minutes to travel from the beltway to the toll plaza. if you are using the west side, that's in great shape as well. 11 minutes on the outer loop from 795, towards 95. no issues in to the city. 11 minutes from the beltway downtown to east fayette street. a look at your traffic, now here is lynette charles. >>> satellite and radar, not picking up on a lot. we have one little storm, you see that there along the bay. that is not affecting us. we have a better chance for an isolated shower this afternoon and then the chances go up in to tomorrow. let me take you outside, we have a little bit less than an hour before the sun begins to rise. we can see what is going on in bel air, nice and quiet. fair skies and cars trying to move along the roadways. all in all, things are quiet this morning, that's going to be the trend, as we go in to the afternoon. temperature in northville, 70 degrees, 71 chestertown, edg
problems in baltimore, a crash at sandel wood rode. no delays, a easy ride in to the city. harrisburg expressway, shawan road, fog in the area, expect a little bit of reduced visibility. no delays heading towards 695. charlie, over to you. >>> you never know if you or someone you love maybe blood from the red cross. the organization says the supply dropped to the lowest level in 15 years. recent storms canceled blood drives. doctors say the extreme heat is now keeping many regular donors at home this summer. >> you never know who is going to be the next person that needs blood. it might be your next door neighbor or your child or you. >> a shortage is so severe that hospitals may cancel elective surgeries or may postpone serious procedures like liver transplants because those procedures require so much blood. >>> couple set to say i dos, got the worst call, days before nuptials. the reason they were told they couldn't get married at the place they were worshiping for years. >>> libby is always smiling and never come plains. where you can find this overly chipper customer service rep,
of the national football league. >>> the baltimore grand prix is about a month away. officials say they're committed to keeping the city accessible during the construction. >> building a race track really is not one big thing that we can do. it's the thousand little details. it's make sure the ada crosswalks are open. it's making sure that traffic isn't impacted, that we're doing it at night. all of these things are important to us. if takes place labor day weekend. so people are able to get in and out of their neighborhoods. >>> now the story about a baltimore police officer. no guns, no bites, just understanding. >> my prediction is this will be the story of the day. officer dan is a recent graduate. he was responding to a call from a vicious dog. when he showed up, he found a pitbull being chased by kids who was throwing glass bottles. the dog immediately came running over with his tail between his legs, started licking the officer's stays. the officer put him in the squad car, taking him to the rescue and care shelter. he wanted to check on the dog, so he came back in a few days. ev
. >> things seem quiet. >> i missed the big sink hole in baltimore last week. it shuts down east monument, between wolf and patterson park avenue. stick with orleans. no problems to report on the jfx in to the city and beltway. nice and clear all the way around. >> speaking of color and the sun, the temperatures were great to do it and do it safely of course. >> we will be able to do a little bit of it today. sun and clouds mixing in. don't let the seasonable temperatures fool you. we will have a little bit of humidity. dew points in the 60s in baltimore right now. it is humid. more of the same heading over to frederick and york. 70 dc and more of the same in salisbury in terms of the humidity, check out the temperatures, 71 degrees aberdeen. 72 gwen oak. >>> today there will be changes to the roads in downtown baltimore. construction begins to transform the roads in to high speed raceways for the coming grand prix. linda so is live downtown with a preview of what people can expect and how it could be affecting their commute today. >> reporter: the hope is it won't affect your commute, ra
baltimore area conditions sitting clear. that was not the case earlier today. one of those rare days where you go from cloud cover top showers -- to showers. we saw brighter conditions overtake the city as we worked into the afternoon. how about a look at laurel aboard the football field getting greener now that we had decent rain and skies clearing off nicely after morning rain and ocean city always a place to be in the last days of july. as we look toward the first days of august, pretty good beach weather beach side. let's take a look at the overall setup. 85 at airport. humidity moderate to high. winds are out of the east. that's holding temps down a it ll bit so. 90 for a high today at the inner harbor. hot, yes, but not the extreme heat we often see at the tail end of the month. the moisture levels, the humidity values are about as high as they ge. typically 70 or so. we can get dew points up to 75, 78. it can happen but it's unusual. we're in a high humidity situation. a heat index value. 91 in annapolis, what it feels like, heat plus humidity, that real feel temperature in the tame
and white mar nsh marsh in to the city. if you are using the jfx, a 12 minute ride from the beltway downtown to east fayette street. a live look at the west side, traffic starting to pick up at baltimore national pike. you are looking at a 14 minute ride from 795, towards 95. here is how traffic is shaping up. inner loop, no problems towards 95. the outer loop picking up towards towson. that's a look at your time saver traffic. >>> the prosecution will formally charge james holmes, the man 12 people and injuring 58 others while in aurora, colorado. sherrie johnson is here with what is expected in court today. >> lots going on in court today. today the prosecution will formally charge james holmes for the shooting death of 12 people and wounding 58 hours. holmes could face hundreds of charges including 12 counts of first degree murder, 58 counts of attempted murder, reckless endangerment for the explosives found in his apartment. some victims and families will be in court. at the center is a notebook holmes sent to a psychiatrist, the book includes plans for a massacre. >> if a psychologist o
behavior. >> police in ocean city are looking for a man who tried to sexual assault three women on three separate nights. >> really, it shouldn't be an issue if you're going the speed limit. >> vandals hit two baltimore county speed cameras. why res
weather. we'll see the pick city today. it just happens to be the fabulous baltimore, maryland. 90 degrees and mostly sunny. on the radar, showers and thunderstorms making their way through mid section of the country. through the southeastern atlantic coast. we have a risk of strong storms in the lower mississippi river valley and the upper midwest. gorgeous in the northwest with sunshine. that extends down the west coast. look for moisture bringing showers to >>> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you, al, for the great weather report. >> thank you for the chance to do it. >> when we come back, a guy who played a prominent role in friday night's opening ceremony. we'll talk to him. >>> and the american woman who just became the first american to win a medal in five straight olympic games. we'll tell you her story right after this. all over my body. it just wouldn't go away. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia, thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief f
the breaking news we first brought you last hour from northeast baltimore. captain jeff long is in sky chopper 13 above it with more for us, captain jeff. >> hartford road remains closed in both directions here at clear view avenue just outside of city limits. we have two work trucks here and then just to the north of them on hartford road a seriously damaged silver sedan. a driver of this sedan was put into an ambulance. we believe they are in ran ambulance that's still on the scene. a lot of bystanders here, there's a fifth vehicle. we're not sure this taxi is parked in a strange angle it's been here the whole time. we'll keep watching this. i'm captain jeff long, back to you. >> it is a bad accident, captain jeff. thank you. >>> the man accused of killing 12 people in a colorado movie theater is back in court. family members and victims looked on. edward lawrence has the latest for wjz from the courthouse. >> reporter: james holmes stared straight ahead as prosecutors charged him. >> 24 counts of murder in the first degree, 116 counts of criminal attempt to commit murder. >> reporter: the c
's check your weather. we'll see our pick city of the day today just happens to be the fabulous baltimore, maryland. mostly sunny. temperature of 90 degrees. as we show you on the radar, we've got showers and thunderstorms making their way through the midsection of the country. through the southeastern atlantic coast. we have a risk of strong storms in the lower mississippi river valley and the upper midwest. gorgeous in the northwest with sunshine. that sunshine extends down along the west coast. look for >>> 8:09. good monday morning to you. temperatures are going to soar today from yesterday's highs about five degrees warmer. you'll notice that difference especially inland. sunol, not much of a marine layer left as that sunshine starts to really set in. temperatures are going to get warm today, even in san francisco. look at this. 74 degrees there. 78 in santa cruz. and 85 degrees in san jose. even warm enough for that air conditioner. you'll need it. 95 degrees today in livermore. 89 tomorrow. cooler for the weekend. >>> and that's your latest weather. >> thank you, al, for the great
your weather. we'll see our pick city of the day today just happens to be the fabulous baltimore, maryland. mostly sunny. temperature 90 breeze. with ae show you on the radar, showers and thunderstorms making their way through midsection of the country. also along the southeast atlantic coast looking for wet weather. we have a risk of strong storms in the lower mississippi valley. gorgeous day in the pacific northwest and plenty of sunshine, and that sunshine extends down along the west coast. look pour monsoonal moisture in the southwest bringing showers to phoenix. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. we've got a little bit of humidity in the air, and some sunshine, and temperatures are in the low 70s. much of the region now. storm 4 radar showing one shower along the baltimore waterfront and in the northern neck of virginia right there on the bay. those are slowly drifting so they may cause some temporary flooding where they're just sitting there and raining. later today partly sunny near 95. get a passi
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